Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle, Sri Lanka (credit)

Galle, before the Portuguese arrived in the 16th century was known as Gimhathiththa.

Galle Sri Lanka Attractions

Landmarks for this part-commercial, part-colonial city are the National Maritime Museum; a beautiful and luxurious hotel named Amangalla; a Shiva temple; a clock tower; Meera Mosque; as well as the Sinharaja Forest Reserve where you will see monkeys, all sorts of birds, and a variety of other types of wildlife. There is a 72-mile river, Gin River, which flows through the villages of Neluwa, Wakwella, Thelikada, Baddegama, and Nagoda. The Wakwella Bridge is built over this river, stretching nearly 500 feet.

Galle, Sri Lanka - Walls of Fort

Galle, Sri Lanka – Walls of Fort (credit)

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